Yamaha motors weren’t able to make significant profit in the Indian market until the release of Yamaha R15 and FZ 16 which proved to be a game changer for them. There was a time when a Yamaha was known to produce bikes RX 100, RX 135 and the RD 350.
These bikes introduced Yamaha in India and made them taste success, however that was a long time back and after a long wait Yamaha finally launched the much awaited the R15. The R15 instantly received good reviews by all around. The bike was a debut in the segment of traveler bikes, and commuters.
R15 is a true sports category bike in every aspect. The riding position, suspension, weight, looks, cornering abilities everything worked in favor of the bike and the biker. Initially the bike was criticized for its higher price tag but later it was accepted by all. The R 15 is still the king of its segment and it is still the best in servicing even after few years of its launch. So if you having double thoughts about this bike then at the end of this article you will be able to decide whether the bike is suitable for your needs or not.
R15 gets its design from its elder sibling the R1. The beautifully sculpted tank, twin headlights, rear wheel everything will make you fall in love with the bike at once. The new R15 version 2 is even better and scorching the markets. The pillion seat has been raised to add to the sporty look of the bike.